DC's Senior Swim Team

""WaterWizards Of The Future"

A Few Of The (Lame) Excuses Why People Don't Join Us.

1. I don't know how To swim.

2.  I'm just too old to learn.
3.  I'm afraid of the water.
4.  I don't have the time.
5. At my age I have to take it easy.

6. I'm not competitive. I don't want to compete.

(The Wisdom That Comes With Age by clicking the link below).

The Newly Discovered Health Benefits of Just Getting Into The Water.
. . .  You get all this, and you don't even have to get your hair wet, duh??


On a fixed income? Wallet hurting. . ?  Not To Worry.

Just Register with the WaterWizards; We'll teach You. . .  Free!!

As a registered WaterWizard team member you will enjoy the Seniors "Learn To Swim Lessons" offered by the WaterWizards during specified practice sessions  (William H. Rumsey, Sr. Aquatic Center (635 N. Carolina Ave., SE)  |  Tuesday & Thursday - 9 am to 11:30 am). You learn alongside skilled WaterWizard (teammate) athletes, under supervision of trained WaterWizard coaches. Progress through Seniors levels I - V (and beyond)  - at your own pace. Can you pick out from the photo above which team members couldn't swim before they joined?

WaterWizards also offer non-swimming aquatic activities.

waterWizard "long 50" training at Banneker Pool will be held in two sessions weekdays

Waterwizards cookout and potluck will be on Wednesday, June 28 in Anacostia Park at the North Field from 12:30-2:30.

At Nationals, Vivian Stancil (above) goes Great Lengths.

Read More

You'll find information like the article linked below on most of our pages. Be sure and check out "Finding The Right Balance"..

As a service to our community we are constantly searching out information and articles we feel might be of service to you, from swimming, to health and fitness, to learning tools and amusements. Please visit us occasionally to see if there is anything new that we may have come across..

"The internet. Though it is a great and truly marvelous invention, it is an invention. it is not perfect. Take everything you see, hear or read as worth a grain of salt. Carefully examine the referrance and note the circumstances  under which that informational knowledge might, or might not be valid. Use it. Above all, realize. T H E R E   A R E   N O   A B S O L U T E S."

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An opportunity only a true WaterWizard would envision..

Streamline Like Mike

A Seniors Friendly Place.

Is DC In The Running?

Then, let's see if our program can fill the gap.

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Author - Educator - Media Producer - WaterWizard

Sonja D. Williams' new book "Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom"  is out! Click the photo right to learn more. . .

Swimming Officials Training Pages!

Stroke & Turn Judge Training Videos

Starter Training videos

Find here links to freely download the rulebooks.

Also find links to Fina, USA Swimming and US Masters Rule Interpretations.

These pages would be very helpful to athletes wishing to avoid committing rule infractions.


Registration will entitle you to free participation in our yoga & weight training programs, and more!
Link to
WaterWizards  Registration Form.   Please , carefully fill out the form, have your physician authorize it, print, sign your name, date it and return at practice.  WE KNOW HOW MUCH OF A NUISANCE IT IS TO DO THIS EVERY YEAR; BUT BEAR IN MIND, IT WAS BECAUSE WE POSSESSED ADEQUATE DOCUMENTATION (this form, for one) THAT WE WERE ABLE TO SUBMIT THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY NATIONALS.




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Safe, wholesome inter-generational fun at the pool.

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C o m i n g  E v e n t s,  F e a t u r e s,  N e w s  I t e m s !

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  • Pleasure Interlude1:09
  • Joy And Pain7:11
  • (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay4:12
  • Southern Girl6:50
  • Baby, Say You Love Me4:51
  • Lovely Inspiration5:11
  • She's My Baby4:19
  • Feel That You're Feelin'5:31
  • Captive Moments5:01
  • Workin' Together5:32
  • I Never Think of You4:46
  • Reason5:01
  • Hot Tub4:38
  • Personality2:37
  • Taking Chances2:24
  • After the Romance5:10
  • Happy (from "Despicable Me 2")3:53
  • All Because of You4:58
  • Nikita2:36
  • I Wanna Be With You4:21
  • Just Be My Lady4:49
  • Happy Feelings (Live)5:15
  • 03 - Day Dreaming (Feat. Maysa)4:43
  • 04 - Steppin' Out4:05
  • All For Love5:06
  • 06 - Dream Machine4:05
  • Lady Of Magic4:45
  • Nature Walk4:18
  • 08 - Happy Feeling4:04
  • While I'm Alone4:37
  • 09 - Good To Go4:55
  • Sideways4:41
  • On the Move5:31
  • Keep On Movin'6:01
  • Take Five5:22
  • So What9:20
  • Nuages2:19
  • Summertime2:44
  • Autumn Leaves3:04
  • In a Sentimental Mood4:11
  • Misty2:44
  • September Song3:00
  • I've Got You Under My Skin2:47
  • Mood Indigo2:40
  • Round Midnight3:07
  • Body and Soul2:56
  • If I Had You2:57
  • Almost Like Being in Love3:29
  • Somebody Loves Me2:42
  • Moanin'9:30
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  • Flying Home3:09
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